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[movies][China Clipper] - Unknown
CHINA CLIPPER (Pan American Airways) flying over Oakland and Alameda (California) and through incomplete towers of San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge and through towers of Golden Gate Bridge; also scenes of Clipper over San Francisco. • 57:55- 1:46:04 Aerial shot of a plane flying over San Francisco—we see the city, Alcatraz, and Marin. The plane flies over the beginnings of the Golden Gate bridge—only the main pillars stand across from one another.
[movies][Reno Flood] - Unknown
Reno, Nevada: Raging floods cut a wide swath through Reno / camera pans of the roaring waters as they flow by houses, trees and commercial buildings / people on housetops and at elevated areas watch the growing flood / many different camera angles of the flooding waters
[movies][San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Groundbreaking] - Unknown
Dignitaries celebrate the beginning of construction on this important structure.
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure; Ceremonies
Downloads: 2,836 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Road Runners - Unknown

Downloads: 86
[movies][Parade Celebrating Chinese Republic] - Unknown
San Francisco, California: Parade celebrating the formation of the Chinese Republic under Sun Yat-Sen / first parade held outside of mainland China / Officials in autos / crowds with flags / parade held near San Francisco's Chinatown
Downloads: 29
[movies]Far Speaking - Unknown
telephone company film about history; historical recreation (1877) of the use of one of the earliest telephones in an Eastern town. 1885 - Long Distance Begins -- Maps with blinking lights show how cities across the countries became hooked into the telephone network. introduction of a variety of telephone equipment -- loaded coils, vacuum tubes used as amplifiers or repeaters; many varieties of vacuum tubes shown; 1915 -- The continent spanned with first transcontinental call; historic telephone...
Downloads: 143
[movies][Home Movies: Vacation #2] - Unknown
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 92
[movies][See America First] - Unknown
Actress Kay Gordon visits various Oakland, California businesses.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 1,815 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Home Movies: New York World's Fair] - unknown
13:37:191939 World's Fair 38479 Pavilions of different countries 13:41:03 People in line for Perisphere Gardens on parade
Keywords: world's fair
Downloads: 527 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Completion of Northwestern Pacific Rail Road] (Part II) - Unknown
Golden Spike ceremony and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Film begins a short way north of its starting point in Willits (Northern California) and continues over trestles and through tunnels until it reaches the point of celebration at Cain Rock. (The celebration with Mayor Rolph and the Eureka Mayor and other officials. The next day festivities in Arcata,California and Eureka, California are reported...
Downloads: 93
[movies][Completion of Northwestern Pacific Rail Road] (Part III) - Unknown
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 95
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,339 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Home Movies: Badlands and Black Hills Region, South Dakota] - Unknown
Badlands, Wall Drug, Mt. Rushmore and other attractions of the region.
Downloads: 39
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the Dynamic "Seventy" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising
Downloads: 686
[movies][Oakland Oaks Baseball Season Opens] - Unknown
Baseball season opens in Oakland, California: April 2, 1918 / Oaks vs. San Francisco / warmup / auto parade / CU players / "Doraldina" is pitcher (actually star dancer appearing in vaudeville in Oakland) and "Pop" Anson is catcher Great footage of famous dancer Doraldina dressed in uniform as female pitcher for the Oakland Oaks, throwing the opening day pitch to 1918 season. 13:55:17:24 1918 procession of old-fashioned vehicles led by car with American flag and followed by truck with sign readin...
Downloads: 142
[movies]Let's Go Bowling (Part I) - Unknown
Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.
Keywords: Sports: Bowling; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 12,343 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies][Gilmore Bros., Aviation Pioneers] - Unknown
Grass Valley, California: Gilmore Bros. and their planes including cabin model that was never flown but designed in 1908 / planes in their barn
Downloads: 84
[movies][Redwood Empire Special and Lumber Mills] - Unknown
Condensed version of Golden Spike Celebration on 10/23/14 for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, held at Cain Rock, Humboldt County, California
Downloads: 66
[movies]Defense Comes First With Oldsmobile (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising short. Factory whistles blowing against sky
Downloads: 644
[movies]Hear and Now - Unknown
05:18:39:00 LS Little boy sleeps in bed; portable radio in table next to bed 05:19:03:00 LS Boy wakes up in morning; he is wearing striped pajamas 05:19:24:00 CU Bread pops up in toaster; woman's hands remove it; zoom out; woman places more bread in toaster 05:19:40:00 MS Woman sips coffee; starts to butter mounds of toast 05:19:49:00 MS Man shaves with electric razor while looking into mirror 05:20:00:00 LS Family sits eating breakfast; radio prominently displayed 05:20:10:00 LS Father listens ...
Downloads: 244
[movies][Panama-Pacific International Exposition] - Unknown

Downloads: 74
[movies]For Good Living (Brown Derby Beer Promo) - Unknown
Sales promotional film for Brown Derby beer, a house brand of Safeway Stores; shows the brewing process.
Keywords: Beer; Beverage industry; Advertising: In-house
Downloads: 8,715 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]You Are the Switchman - Unknown
Be on the lookout for the warning signals of cancer.
Keywords: Medicine: Cancer; Substance abuse: Tobacco; Health and hygiene
Downloads: 5,276 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents Motoring's Magic Carpet Hydra-Matic B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 5,135 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Flying the Lindbergh Trail (Part II) - Unknown
Aerial travelogue of South America.
Keywords: Aviation: History; South America; Travelogues
Downloads: 3,150 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Oil for Aladdin's Lamp (revised version) - Unknown

Downloads: 72
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the Custom 8 Cruiser B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising
Downloads: 640
[movies]Unconditional Surrender - Unknown
A film about polio.
Downloads: 130
[movies]Oil for Aladdin's Lamp (revised version) - Unknown
The romance of the petroleum industry, showing how dependent our society is on oil and petrochemical products. Remake and update of the original (1933) version.
Keywords: Oil industry; Chemistry; Energy
Downloads: 5,199 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Martinez, California Scenes] - Unknown

Downloads: 38
[movies]All Out for Victory - Unknown
"We know that victory is won only through the sweat of workers and the blood of soldiers. Out there, there isn't one unimportant soldier, back here there isn't a single unimportant worker." Another film about the critical importance of wartime production brought home through stories of individual workers. Refitting of Firestone plants for wartime production. Manufacturing of truck tires, tank tracks, machine gun ammunition, gasoline tanks; anti-aircraft guns; barrage balloons; life vests; Many w...
Downloads: 112
[movies][Opium Destruction, San Francisco 1914] - Unknown
1. Government agents burn confiscated opium near new (unfinished) San Francisco City Hall. 2. Agents destroy confiscated Chinese drugs, San Francisco, California.
Downloads: 149
[movies]Film Mystery, A (Dreft Screen Ad) - Unknown
Screen ad for Dreft detergent, featuring an unconvincing demonstration.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Houses and homes: Kitchens; Consumerism
Downloads: 34,686 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Sixty" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising
Downloads: 790
[movies]Beef Rings the Bell (Part II) - Unknown
Beef's importance to American society and economy, and the Union Pacific Railroads's importance to the beef industry.
Keywords: Meat: Production; Transportation: Railroad; Agriculture: Food industry
Downloads: 10,617 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Home Movies: Cailfornia (?)] - Unknown
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 48
[movies][Redwood Estates Promotional Film] - Unknown
Real estate promotional film from long before there was a Silicon Valley.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Silicon Valley; California: Redwood Estates; Suburbia
Downloads: 4,074 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Groundbreaking] - Unknown
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Groundbreaking and Dedication from Goat Island in San Francisco Bay / Former President Herbert Hoover, Gov. James Rolph, Admiral Laws and others emerge from the admiral's residence on Goat Island / CU of group / parade scenes / speakers / general view of island / actual groundbreaking ceremonies, Gov. Rolph, Mr. Hoover and others including Miss Alameda, Miss San Leandro, Miss San Francisco, etc...
Downloads: 75
[movies]You Are the Switchman - Unknown
When "John Doe" finds a sore on his lip, he must commit to seeing a doctor. His decision is likened to the position of a railroad switchman who controls the movement of trains. The necessity of early cancer diagnosis and treatment is combined in this film with the medical profession's wish to intervene. Film about cancer danger signals and how you should be on the lookout for them. First there is a narrative about a father with a sore which won't heal on his lip...
Downloads: 97
[movies]Communication: A Film Lesson in General Science / Development of Communication - Unknown
Venerable educational film showing technologies of communication, circa 1920s.
Keywords: Communication: General; Communication: Telephone; Communication: Radio
Downloads: 11,613 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Our Home Town: Doylestown, Pa. - Unknown

Downloads: 60
[movies]Progress Parade - Unknown
News release reflecting innovations and happenings from the petroleum industry. Includes a sequence on "fishing" for a lost drill bit, soothing an infant with baby oil, how LP gas serves us in the home and on the job, how a "Citadel" service station operator serves his community, and a research program at Louisiana State University that investigates (and finds no) effects on oysters from nearby oil drilling.
Keywords: Oil industry; Occupations: Petroleum workers; Environment
Downloads: 8,628 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]This Is My Railroad - Unknown

Downloads: 99
[movies]Let's Go Bowling (Part II) - Unknown
Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.
Keywords: Sports: Bowling; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 9,803 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Anatomy of a Murder Premiere Story] - Unknown
Promotional trailer showing premiere activities and publicity surrounding release of Otto Premingers film ANATOMY OF A MURDER (United Artists), which was filmed on Michigans Upper Peninsula. The premiere took place in Detroit; present were Lee Remick, Joseph N. Welch, George C. Scott, Otto Preminger, Arthur O'Connell, Walter Reuther and Michigan governor G. Mennen Williams.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Trailers; Detroit, Michigan; Preminger, Otto
Downloads: 8,285 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]As the Twig Is Bent... - Unknown
On the problem of youth crime during World War II and the fear that America would lose a generation of children to delinquency.
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency; World War II: Homefront; World War II: Youth
Downloads: 7,935 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Heavenly Bodies - Unknown
Visionary 1920s film containing imaginative astrophysical visualizations.
Keywords: Astronomy; Physics
Downloads: 17,781 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Panama-Pacific International Exposition] - Unknown

Downloads: 47
[movies][Opium Destruction, San Francisco 1914] - Unknown
Government agents burn confiscated opium near unfinished San Francisco City Hall, and destroy other confiscated Chinese drugs.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs; San Francisco: History
Downloads: 12,321 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Hear and Now - Unknown
How radio brings news and information to Americans. With footage of many news events covered by radio and images everyday life in the late 1950s. Explains how radio serves in the Cold War and during natural disasters.
Keywords: Media: Radio; Communication: Radio; Journalism
Downloads: 18,932 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
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